Chirag Sen of India lost to Jinlin Chen of China 21-14, 12-21, 13-21 in the semifinals of the boys’ under-15 singles at the Asia youth badminton championship, at Dongguan, China, on Saturday.

Chirag and Rahul C. Yadav also went down to Tan Jia Wei and Ooi Zi Heng of Malaysia 22-20, 17-21, 25-27 in the doubles semifinals as the Indian challenge came to an end.

Earlier, Rituparna Das and Ruthvika Shivani lost in the quarterfinals of the girls’ under-17 doubles to Li Yun and Chen Ming Chun of China 21-12, 14-21, 19-21. Ruthvika lost to Yufei Chen of China in the singles quarterfinals at 13-21, 17-21.

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